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  KRON    KRON 4 News at 8    News  News/Business.  

    October 9, 2012
    8:00 - 9:00pm PDT  

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(male announer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: tonight at 8 how you spell relief at the pump? >> we are probably going to be getting the next price and the good better price and the next couple of days. >> also, 4/against bronze
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worker relief for domestic violence. >> this is not just for justice for -- ross mirkarimi. >> the giants. with the comeback for extra innings. keeping the dream alive. and also, the oakland a's home against the detroit tigers, so far, so good. >> so far, so good. die-hard fans saying that they will get the much of leade game. and let us take a look. much-needed selh smith. people were going crazy. and even people were tailgating. most of these fans were wearing green and gold and believe that this team will go all the way.
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>> they have done a few sweeps' already i think that they can do it. >> and we are really needing to do this. we have this and the back. do you think that the can do this? >> we have a lot of trust in baseball. we love about baseball and it is all about fate, no matter what. >> tonight's game against the detroit tigers is sold out. >> other bay area baseball that san francisco giants went for another day. with the two-out error with a scott relent. with a 2-1 victory over cincinnati. scott roland... and the division series. sports director, gary radnich will have the complete rundown. and the giants can hopefully get the victory with the
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oakland a's together. >> we are starting to see the average fuel report from aaa. the average price is about $4.73. and oakland, $4.67 and the same in san jose. the switch from the summer blend to the winter blend. it is less expensive and that could save california drivers big money. terisa. >> energy experts say that as if they make the switch. instead of the summer blend there will be a difference in the air quality. this is the uc-berkeley and came in. are we going to a path where there is going to be dirtier air? cleaner air? >> slightly dirtier air. >> those summer blend added its clean burner and less
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emissions into the air. in the winter, there is less smog to deal with celeste need to have evidence. with less--smog. >> the reason why we do not have to worry about that or because the cooler conditions in the winter. it is not much of a health impact however if we of the hot indian summer. as we have just had. and we will have summer-like conditions in the winter. that means that the winter blend " caused more health problems. >> also that the winter blend does not burn as clean as the summer blend. he says that it is better than other school grades. and the better and federal-standard averages. therese the stock show, kron 4 news. >> we did see some mostly-a mustachi trees at a mustachio. e
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satellite and kerstin radar showing that the continued & righter. with more cloud coverage around the bay. but still, off shore. we could see that change as the go for tomorrow. with a mixture of clouds. more than we saw, today. through the north bay, some worbigger chances of showers but we will see warmer weather in store for this weekend. details on it that rainfall and a warmer weekend, temperatures in just a bit. >>pam: it like up violence over oakland. two men died and a west oakland from a double homicide. they were in a car. they drove before being shot. both men were pronounced dead at the
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scene. dan kerman spoke to the police. pam with the oakland murder rate already at 0490. they want to launch a crime strategy called " cease-fire ". the most violent individuals are targeted. >> we believe that these targeted number are responsible for the violence in between 250-300. >> the next several weeks the next will be called in to meet state and federal law enforcement. and members of the clergy, and crime victims. they have offered resources to get out of the life of crime. and more serious federal charges could be the result. >> if we see this i think that it is a clear indication that is working
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if the homicide rate decreases. the already 90 arrests in several months. >> we can demonstrate that we mean business. the agencies are working together and they are successfully a rusting and charging criminals in oakland. >> are rusting --, but they are giving hope that it will be success with more our breast, several others will more -- arrests. it has work in other cities. we do know that this meeting will take place this month. date and time order have not been determined. and oakland city headquarters, dan kerman, kron 4 news. >>pam: sandusky sentenced. he will sespend decades behind bars the minimum years for his sex crimes against
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i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. >> as we speak the san francisco board of supervisors is holding a meeting. to decide the fate of ross mirkarimi. he pleaded guilty to eight misdemeanor of false imprisonment of his wife nex-- earlier this year. j r. any longer until there is a decision from the board of supervisors? >> unfortunately, not. there are supporters and people against the suspended share. inside, they are giving their opinions. against the
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suspended--sheriff ross mirkarimi and this is what they had to say. >> i feel horrible about us having to go through all of this. but i understand for the city to do the right thing. >> i think that this is not about to me. they do not care about me. any of this domestic violence professionals have never reached out to me. when i was supposedly needed their help. so, this is about san francisco and democracy. this was not official misconduct. >> the supervisors' meeting will be today and keep in
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mind the big question is that to be suspended its share of officially have misconduct when he bruised his arm. if nine of the 11 say that that was official misconduct he is out. even though he is able to appeal that decision but this is still going on. as i mentioned it could be for the next couple of hours. if a decision comes during this newscast we will bring you that latest on kron 4. reporting live, j. r. stone, kron 4. >> the man shot and killed of a stolen car in hayward has been identified as mohammad shah. this happened on vanderbilt corner. and of us are ordered shot to put his hands up and he did not comply. the officer felt threatened when shaw did not put up his hands. he was arrested for stealing a car
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in the month of september. this was the second deadly hayward police involved shooting in the last couple of weeks. >> allegations of mortgage fraud against wells fargo accusing the san francisco bank of making reckless and fraudulent loans. this is causing the government millions. and these were falsely certified by wells fargo. they denies the allegations. >> a defiant jerry sandusky is sentenced to as least 30 years. with the sexual abuse of young boys that shock one of college football's most prominent programs. catherine heenan. >> jerry sandusky was sentenced after a rambling 30 minute call in court. he showed the first signs of any rambling of 13
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minutes--referencing his wife, and his dog. they have guaranteed that he would die in prison. sentencing him to 30 years, 60 years for sexually abusing boys. and the sadness was for himself, not his victims. he did not budge from his position he denies it and he thinks that he has done nothing wrong. the prosecutor calls this ridiculous. >> this today was a masterpiece of denial, self delusion. and completely unfettered from reality. >> victim after victim calling him a liar. on- tattered from reality and it is a saying that it is time for you to admit. and also you were supposed to be my role model but you screwed up my life. the victims have testified that they molested them and hotel rooms, basements, showers. he never took the stand in his own defense. the attorneys say
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that they will appeal. >> what happened in cases like this is that whenever body decides that they are guilty let us just get this over with. you lose this concept of due process. that should warn of loss. >> he will be eligible for parole when he is 98 years old. >> american airlines is losing business from business travelers because of flight delays. they say that it has 7% you are paying customers on its domestic flights. compared to the year before. the carrier has had to cut its domestic flights because of a labor dispute. they say that business travelers cannot risk being delayed to their destination. they are booking with other carriers. >> social security checks are going to be larger. according to the economic research recipients can expect profits to go up.
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with 1.5-1.7%. and it is less than one-half of the cost of the cost of living. with inflation, higher. september numbers are due out next week. given the city of lille has seen an increase the city of- homicide vallejo police related shootings. hi >> the city council meeting in vallejo was packed with people anxious to speak up about-issues. they want implemented as soon as possible, ossi de this is more police officers to offset. ossi davis. for more crime and drug intervention. there have been 2-multiple homicides in less than one month. a woman was pregnant with twins was
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shot and a sh owner shop owner -- was killed. >> we need more patrolling in our community. and we have a lot of what is going on in our streets. >> many of these involve the police officer. with mario romero that was shot multiple times. this was a rise in tension in the community. . davis' office was broke down and what is believed to be arson with burned. a lot needs to be fixed with the political police department. >> there is a lot of corruption. and a lot of issues that need to be addressed. bringing in more issu officers will not necessarily fix. >> they have approved the money after hiring five officers only after modifying pensions. this hiring process could be pressed back for at least one year. waiting for
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pension reform is to be put in place. in vallejo, kron 4 news. >> these south bay conditions will see more cloud coverage but some breaks of sunshine. and thursday, friday will have morning fog and sunshine. 60s and 70's. the satellite and radar showing that that system is offshore continuing to press slowly. most of that will be over the water and some of that will be pressing along the coast. right now, we will continue to see more clouds by 11:00 p.m. with tomorrow, 7:00 a.m. notice south of the golden gate. more cloud coverage and less cloud coverage to the north bay. and a bit of green on your screen by 2:00 p.m. that is indicating like a shower activity. and into tomorrow evening just that cloud coverage. that rain will press with the north-based
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chain into the clear. as for temperatures? that north- based rain--chances with 70's to cupertino/mountain view. 71 degrees and san jose/evergreen. for the and the dallas, also 70's in livermore. '70s in concord. '60s and '70s were the east bayshore. 63 degrees and san francisco. 73 and napa. with a look at your extended forecast. a chance of showers i think that we are going to see more cloud coverage but that is it. thursday, friday, saturday with temperatures and the gradual warming up. sunday, a return to the '70s and '80s and it will stay lethat way until early next week. go to our new channel. comcast 193 for the latest news, weather and traffic updates and to watch all the presidential speeches. uninterrupted. and on digital 4.2.
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>> coming up later the giants are staying alive. can the oakland athletics stay alive against detroit? and also, a world in a cheerleading backflip record
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>>pam: there have been 11 people dead from tainted steroid shots. this has reached 119 people total. in 10 different states, new jersey is the latest with one illness. this steroid is often used for back pain. it has been traced to a specialty pharmacist in massachusetts. it has recalled everything that it makes. >> pictures, videos from investigators and the case of a missing tend year-old from the rubble. they are hoping that this--10 year
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old. from-colorado jessica has been searched for. the only evidence found are her backpack items 6 mi. from her home. >> this campaign is called " our lives, our rights ". the many trips that to not want to go fight in afghanistan have the right tdiffuse refused employment. however is difficult for troops to get that status because they have listed, voluntarily. >> you volunteered, you signed up for this. and you have probably taken bonuses, training bonuses as well as you approach it ute object
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to it? >>pam: about members are camping outside of a base in washington to spread the word. the new york post saying that there is a red light scamp and new york city. aaa looking at dozens of intersections around and found that those pesky yellow lights with cameras. and they are too short. they say that they are calling kutc--gotcha cam's and they have become a revenue cash cow. and they say that the real victims are the new yorkers who lost the lives and these crashes. we will be back.
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>>pam: the mention of big bird is impact in the campaign. holiday are using his words in an attack ad. >> and warnings of an east bay trial on women and the search for suspects. >> this live look at the toll plaza with clear skies and clouds approaching. as we have a chance for rainfall in the forecast details on that, coming up.
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>> jerry sandusky has been sentenced to a minimum of 30-60 years of behind bars for sexual abuse. 10 boys over 15 years. the judge is calling him " dangerous ". he betrayed children and abused their trust. he plans on appealing. >> this decision evening for ross mirkarimi. the board of supervisors met to decide weather or not he's going to keep his job. to reinstate or remote after he pleaded " not guilty ". when he grabbed his wife's arm causing a bruise earlier this year. officials they expect these to go to the early hours of the morning. they are allowing public comment. >> police are not going to charge officers who killed in oakland high school student. the alameda
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district attorney's office found that the shooting was justified. and they reasonably believed that the student was going to shoot the officer. he was shot in the month of may. after he pulled a gun and a police chase. the family has filed a federal wrongful death suit against oakland. >> mitt romney and barack obama have been plain angry words. ever since mitt romney mentioned big bird the sesame street character has been in the spotlight. and now there is a new advertisement. >> calling into the proposal to help farmers the poultry was on his mind within a to-feet friday as as accusing to follow the economy. >> and where he is going to save big bird? [laughter]
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i actually think that we need a president that will save our jobs, future. >> big bird. >> big bird. >> it was a direct response. >> mitt romney knows that it is not you you have to worry about it is sesame street. >> the by the perceived to victory of a national punch line. by taking one of the most memorable moments. >> i'm going to stop pbs because i love pbs and i even like you. pemmican of the gop put this on his signs they dressed up. -- and they say that they are trying to make a point guard slashing funding of the pbs fund will do very little to impact the deficit.
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>> somebody is finally getting tough on big bird. and maybe elbomo is also at risk lot >> we are not showing any campaign ads and they're asking for these to be taken down the republicans are calling this a big bird backfire. >> i think that it is troubling that the president's focus 28 days away is a big bird. >> they say that this is surprising and senator all, said this. >> if you do not have a record two page on the and maybe this is something that you'd should run from. you make a big election about small things. >> the run the campaign also said that he is trying to
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connect with voters. >> you can imagine when i found out that he was one of the navy seals killed on september 11th. -- he was getting choked up. >> it touched me. as i recognized this man that was so impressive. he lost his life. >> this see and and pull up what the results of the gallup research group and you showing that president obama has 47%. compared to mitt romney, 48 percent. and the vice presidential debate is thursday. the next presidential debate is october 16th york. both are regulable to watch it go to our new channel. comcast 193 for the latest news, weather and traffic updates and to watch all the presidential speeches. uninterrupted. and on digital 4.2. >> the temperatures are getting cooler. 54 degrees
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in daly city. and still, 60s for the inland valleys and in the south-bay. more cloud coverage for the bay area as this system continues to decrease. with cloud coverage of the san mateo coast and also along the south bay. and the east bay. with most of that rainfall offshore. as we continue to go for with a slight chance of showers. that will last overnight and into tomorrow. a mixture of clouds and a son. it is going to be cooler 60s, 70's with clouds and-sunshine. cooler conditions this week with your extended forecast, timing it out on futurecast, coming up. >> there been a series of assaults on popular east bay
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troll's. grant lotus shows us. the police are issuing a warning. >> the east bay point the suspects are targeting women. this line showing near highway no. 4. there been for women there have been-women being attacked. we are talking about this black line that shows the trail. this was around 6:00 a.m. yesterday. she was walking and this victim was on her way to the bay point bart station. and in video reference that man emerged. he took her to the ground, and kept her quiet by putting a knife to her throat. this is the third assault in two months. the most recent was the most aggressive. they say that the suspect is a black man
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seemed riding away on a blue mountain bike. >> a chevron spokesperson has confirmed that the crude unit damaged is expected to be out of commission for the rest of the year. and the month of august, this led to a massive refinery fire in richmond. here are pictures. and this crude unit is being cited for just one of the reasons for sky rocketing prices. >> and san francisco tourists caught sight of a sea lions. they could see that there was something around his neck. there were able to capture and the ability to rescue, and help him. >> and take a look. this dog
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>> lady gaga posted a photograph of the founder of wikileaks, julianne assange. the embassy in ecuador are still trying to negotiate his say passage to sweden to face charges.
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>> the historical jump is possibly going to be shut down from baumgartner. he is planning to drop from a capsuled this is possibly going to be this thursday. >> the a's are going to stay alive. at the coliseum carry 11 update. and also, the giants said. -- will have an update. and of course game for gary radnich will have all of your sports and highlights, coming up.
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(male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found people behaving badly. >> you can find that people are running these red lights at this intersection. the significant is that these could be locations of new cameras. the city of oakland has 13 read like cameras at 11 different intersections. with 6670 not far from the oakland coliseum. and in my years of covering traffic violations i consider myself an expert. and i did not see a lot of people running these red lights which made me question. you cannot argue the fact that oakland had just one collision. where the red light camera was real located however, it
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really has me wondering. from my professional observation is my opinion that the red light cameras are primarily for revenue. so i figured out that the city does not make a dime. are you ready? to not run a red light. there, i said it. the city will not get a revenue and the roads are sake. it is a win win.. roads of will beast--sake. wille safe--. if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, you can email us at peoplebehavingbadly@kron4.co m >> we did not see those showers. in fact we did not see much cloud coverage. and as we see those they are streaming in from the golden gate. the chance for showers in the south-bay. and temperatures in the '60s
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and '70s with the system along the coast. after tomorrow we will see this normal pattern of fog and afternoon sun. temperatures will stay in the 60s in the '70s for the workweek. and afternoon-sunshine. some rainfall and cloud coverage and it is mainly over the coastal water. that will increase celt of the golden gate. some of those puffy clouds south of the-golden gate. the east bay and as we take a look at futurecast. we will see more cloud coverage tonight and tomorrow. notice, the north bay will samstatus in the clear near ukiah. and again, the clear with the green and the kidding ligh rainfall indicatin- just calle light rainf. and again, just south of the
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golden gate and we will see a 20 percent chance of showers and these through san jose. and the inland valleys also in the '70s. 70's through livermore, concord. '60s and '70s for the east bayshore. low 60s along the coast. 70's through the north bay. a look at your extended forecast with a slight chance of sprinkles. but it just cloud coverage. thursday, friday, saturday some clouds and fog and clearing. temperatures will stay in the '60s and '70s when we warm up to the '70s and '80s. go to our new channel. comcast 193 for the latest news, weather and traffic updates and to watch all the presidential speeches. uninterrupted. and on digital 4.2.
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>> agreed evening, everybody. the a's are still breathing. they jammed in the fans. and they knew that this was going to be popular game. coco crisp helped detroit have a victory on the sunday but take a look at his return. and all this line driver. they had to go to the beat wall and instantly make that catch. smith, speaking of the wall going over the wall. and right now, oakland is a tight with a to-nothing lead. he has not pitched in three weeks. speaking with the emperor, with these hits, 80 pitches in the bullpen. look at that. with
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a double play. and ryan cook and they will play again tomorrow. oakland 2-0. however, detroit still leads the series with two-one. and the second largest series with the crowd at record- breaking attendance. this rbi. with one run play. and in cincinnati could have added on but not the case. the giants were not going to allow this. and lobos and vogelson and one hit throu 9 inning and hit from angel
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and dusty baker and homer bay and 5 innings and ugbrey hoff with 7 innings and vogelson and waukeen 18 golden glove boots it sergio romo to finish up the game. struck out ...and zito at 2- 1 reds. >> these guys were excited.
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it was possibly a last game and they persevered. they could not too much with the baseball bats but you just never know what could happen. we do know that we had to wind today. >> with two-one, the giants, a 2-1 victory tomorrow. can the zito make it? and the nfc championship rematch with the new york giants on this bubble.young wimble fumble- giving this the 49ers. a 5.5 favored over the three-two giants. jim harbaugh, likes the opponent. >> and they are an outstanding team. with an explosive offense, and exceptionally balanced. just
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a great all around league. >> and if you want to slow down. let jim harbaugh talk. here is roger. he has given new discipline. in the new orleans saints. there are no changes. for the linebacker. and a bit of surprise as he was strutting around. they felt like they had a case. with a four-game suspension. and some secondary players. they are going to reduce those suspensions and they could delay further the suspensions with a repeal. and how about carole a ones? sending out eight wheat to the new york jets with -- terrell owens. and the jets... asking for
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help but they said never say never. look at the options. however, do you bring all went into the controversy of sanchez? and of course, tim tebow. when we come back. this backflip world record. and all bubba watson and a fan from applilachia state
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>> this is a world record. a 16 year-old from texas and a world record with over 30 backflips and congratulations and miranda...and bubba watson was on leno and had fun with teeing off food with cake peppers and arnold gave more
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